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Lunuganga Garden tour

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Lunuganga Garden tour

Visit the countryside home of Sri Lanka’s most prolific and influential architect where every turn is an interesting experience. Visit Lunuganga, and be introduced to the life and times of the late Geoffrey Bawa, one of Sri Lanka’s most renowned architects. Your guide for the day will be a staff member of Lunuganga who will guide you through the beautiful tropical modernist countryside home of Bawa.

Geoffrey Bawa is Sri Lanka’s most prolific and influential architect. His work has had a tremendous impact upon architecture throughout Asia and is unanimously acclaimed by connoisseurs of architecture worldwide. Every turn and every bend in Bawa’s country home is an interesting experience – with so many exotic plants and trees and views to take in throughout the distinct homes and garden. The house itself is sparse but beautiful, full of impressive paintings and photographs of a bygone age. You have the option of sitting down to have some tea and biscuits

Suitable for children:

Small children may not follow the explanations

Duration:

2 hours

Difficulty:

Easy

What to wear/bring:

Light and comfortable clothing, sunglasses, sunscreen and a hat

Guided:

Only join-in tours

Good to know:

The experience is designed for those with a keen interest in Bawa and architecture. Lunuganga is a functioning commercial hotel and therefore, all outside visitors are expected to respect The personal spaces and privacy of in-house guests. Some guests have regretted not being able to enter The hotel as such and take pictures inside The house.

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